Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Stryker Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Stryker
Penalty: 
$16,600,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
November 14, 2007
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker Corporation and its former outpatient therapy division, Physiotherapy Associates Inc., agreed to pay the United States $16.6 million to settle allegations that Physiotherapy submitted false claims to Medicare and other federal health care programs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
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